Your Breastfeeding Questions Answered in TODAY's Hangout!
Hey there, ya boobs!
Just a quick note to remind you that TODAY at 3PM ET, we will be hosting a live webinar on breastfeeding through Google+ Hangouts (a reward... Read more
We've Joined WNYC!
Hey there backers,
You may have seen this news elsewhere on the web today, but I wanted to make sure I sent a special message to you because without you... Read more
What Ina May Gaskin Hasn't Told You
This morning at 3am I posted an episode I've been very excited to bring to you. In it, I interview Ina May Gaskin, mother of the modern natural... Read more
We debuted a new song by a rock star!
In case you missed it, our latest episode includes the debut of the opening song from Bry Webb's upcoming album Free Will. Hear it, and the story of how Bry... Read more
PODCAST #23: An episode about infertility. Please share.
Wanted you to be among the first to know, the third episode of Season 2 is live. Episode #23: The Longest Longest Time is a long time in... Read more
Parenting Hacks Hangout TONIGHT
Just a quick reminder that our very first Google Hangout—on the topic of Parenting Hacks—is happening tonight. I've embedded the video on this post, and it will go... Read more
MadLibs Are Here!
MadLibs rewards went live this morning. There will be a new one on the site every weekday. Today's:
These daily mini-longest-shortest-times will give you a glimpse into the marriages, families—and,... Read more
New Website Is LIVE!
Remember how we came in just shy of our $35K stretch goal? The one that would allow us to revamp our website? Well, we wound up getting enough... Read more
Season 2 Begins
Yes, it's true. At 3:00 a.m. this morning, we launched Season 2 of The Longest Shortest Time. Our first episode is with my friend Kirsten, who... Read more
Rewards Are Going Out Today!
Good news: If you requested a onesie or greeting card reward, your package is going out today! Many of you signed up for these rewards but have not yet completed... Read more
Ergobaby Joins Us; We Get Our Website!
Very exciting news: Baby carrier company Ergobaby has joined us as a Season 2 sponsor!
This puts us over our $35K stretch goal, and means we will indeed get to... Read more
Thank You! And What's Next.
Seriously. Thank you.
Thirty days ago I was very nervous to launch this Kickstarter. I really had no idea if it would work or not. Like everything else... Read more
Earth's Best & Ella's Kitchen Join Us in Our FINAL 2 DAYS
Two New Sponsors
I am so pleased to announce that Earth's Best and Ella's Kitchen have joined our incredible team of Season 2 sponsors.
Earth's Best will be sponsoring an... Read more
Katie Barcelona Gives Our Rewards a Facelift!
If you have backed this project, you probably know that for the last three years The Longest Shortest Timehas been a one-woman operation. I've produced the show myself; I've... Read more
FULLY FUNDED!; Now for the (awesome) Stretch Goals
WOW. WE DID IT.
Yesterday afternoon we were inching our way to $17K, when I got a notification that I had a new backer. I went to see my new... Read more
Medela Offers $4K Challenge Grant; We Offer Live Event
Today I am pleased to announce a new challenge grant, this time from Medela. Medela has already pledged to sponsor an episode in Season 2, and now they are offering... Read more
We Got the $5K Challenge Grant from Diapers.com!
On Friday we were about $1000 away from reaching the $10K we needed for Diapers.com's $5K grant to kick in. Thanks to your pledges and word-spreading, we got there last... Read more
New Reward for Small Businesses That Serve Moms
So, so close to getting that Diapers.com challenge grant — less than $900 away. Once we get it, we'll shoot up to $15K!
Also, wanted to let you... Read more
Piloting Longest Shortest Support Group!
I'm very happy to say that today, Kelli DeFlora of Montclair B.A.B.Y. chose our $300 level reward of a Moms Stoytelling Group, to be held at her studio, where she... Read more
Music Together Joins Medela; Offers $1200 to Sponsor an Episode
Earlier this morning I announced how Medela was pledging $1200 to sponsor an episode, getting us closer to receiving Diapers.com's generous challenge grant of $5K, which will kick in once... Read more
Medela Hears Diapers.com's Call; Pledges $1200
In answer to Diapers.com's call for listeners to help me reach $10K so that I can take advantage of their generous $5K challenge grant, Medela has stepped up and said... Read more
Help Longest Shortest Get $5000 from Diapers.com!
People. We have made it to $5000 all on our own. I am so proud of us.
Which means (yay!) we are 20% of the way to our goal. Looked... Read more
Todd Gibson as Longest Shortest Time Advisor
Last week I announced that if I make my goal, Alex Blumberg will be this project's media advisor and Heidi Kecskemethy will be my health advisor. Today I am pleased... Read more
Heidi Kecskemethy as Longest Shortest Time Advisor
Earlier this week I announced Alex Blumberg as Longest Shortest project advisor. Alex thought it would be a good idea to add a couple of people to my advisory board... Read more
Alex Blumberg as Longest Shortest Time Advisor
Exciting news! This American Life producer and Planet Money co-founder Alex Blumberg has offered to become an advisor to The Longest Shortest Time if I make my goal. I met... Read more